Treasury Imposes Sanctions on North Korean Cyber Actors

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions today that will target “three North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups responsible for North Korea’s malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure.”

OFAC identified hacking groups known as “Lazarus Group,” “Bluenoroff,” and “Andariel” as controlled entities of North Korea’s government.

“Treasury is taking action against North Korean hacking groups...